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Dog Therapy/Training Workshop Offered at BCC
May 7, 2013

Berkshire Community College (BCC) will offer the following dog training course this summer at its South County Center in Great Barrington.

"Beginner Dog Therapy Training" (WKS 350) prepares students and their dog to become a certified therapy dog team. This is a two part course. If the participant and their dog pass the first six weeks of the course, they qualify for the second six week Advanced Therapy class after which the graduate as a Certified Therapy Team. Canine Link will place the participant in a facility and then support them in their volunteer work. Classes meet Mondays, June 3 through July 8, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Cost for registration is $250.

For more information, or to register, call Susan Fireman at 1-855-595-4651 or


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